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  • Memorialization and justice as an ancestral imperative : two American cases / Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Ken Bilby, Smithsonian Research Associate, discussed the role of orally transmitted ancestral memory in ongoing struggles to overcome past injustices, which is proving critical in the struggle for human rights, civil rights, and justice. In this context, he reflected on two pathbreaking cases of recent public memorialization: the Moiwana Massacre, which took place in the Republic of Suriname, South America in 1986 and the ...

    • Contributor: Bilby, Kenneth M. - American Folklife Center - Archive of Folk Culture (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2015
  • September 11, 2001 documentary project collection, 2001-2002

    Documentation of the reactions of individuals and communities across the United States and elsewhere (Naples, Italy) to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City; the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia; and the crash of the hijacked plane in Shanksville, Pennsylvania; in audio, video, and photographs from 2001-2002.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 2001
  • September 11, 2001 documentary project collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection documents reactions of ordinary citizens in the immediate aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the United States in sound and video recordings of interviews and personal narratives; as well as photographs, children's drawings, two scrapbooks, letters and e-mail, poems, ephemera, a sermon, and a few artifacts, including three United States flags. Photographs document spontaneous shrines near the Pentagon, in ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 2001